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Maurice Downes | PEP: Tunapuna

Candidate for Tunapuna

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Maurice Downes

Maurice Downes

Maurice grew up watching his early widowed mother sacrifice and work hard to take care of her family. He credits his mother for the values that guide his life as a (currently single) young man. The importance of family and the nurturing of relationships, respect for elders and always putting your best foot forward in whatever you do; are just some of the values that anchor his life.

He carried these principles into his work life, which centers around Information Technology. As a co-worker, he is a team player that knows how to motivate others to get the job done.

With your vote, he can be your Representative for the Constituency of Tunapuna.

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